Posts Tagged "summer gardening"

Top 7 Summer Perennials

Posted on June 24th, 2019

Are you looking to expand your perennial gardens with fresh new plants for the summer? Look no further! We’ve curated a list of our Top 7 Summer Perennial Must-Haves to give your garden beautiful season-long color and interest. Perennial Hibiscus – Show-stopping dinner plate-sized blooms in red, pink, white, including varieties that mix each color on every […]

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Heat-Loving Annuals

Posted on June 18th, 2019

Part of the reason why people can be so nervous to plant this time of the year is the heat! To put your mind at ease, why not bring on summer with these sun-loving, and heat-tolerant annuals! Pentas – This is the best annual pollinator! if you have a butterfly garden, this is a must-have. […]

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Don’t let the summer heat stop you from gardening!

Posted on May 25th, 2018

I know it’s getting very hot and humid in Connecticut but there are still things to do in the garden.  Don’t forget about the flowers that are performing beautifully for you in spite of the heat, your potted annuals that are putting on a show all summer, the roses that continue to climb even with […]

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Drought Tolerant Perennials

Posted on July 1st, 2017

With the recent extended period of dry weather, I thought this would be a great opportunity to highlight some of our Van Wilgen Grown, drought-tolerant perennials. While during the planting period these plants require water, one established these plants can survive on minimal supplemental water. English Lavender -Lavender is a great drought perennial. It really […]

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Getting the Best out of Annuals

Posted on May 18th, 2017

PUSH YOUR ANNUALS TO THE MAXIMUM THEY CAN HANDLE IT! (Annual plant care in containers) Push your annuals to the maximum this year.  They can handle it.  I promise!  We get to enjoy annual flowers for such a short period of time so let’s get the most out of them.  Darlene in the greenhouse put […]

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